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to walk where the romans walked. Silchester is a fantastic place to visit, and as an attraction has been upgraded well over the yeras, you can really see where the walls, buildings and streets were, plus the small theater, its a real step back in...More
What a lovely place. It is quite a long walk from the car park and then you have the options of different trails so sensible shoes and not really wheelchair or pram friendly. We walked down to the beautiful little church where they were doing...More
We came here as my eldest daughter had been studying the Romans as a topic at school. I remember too coming here as a child. The whole family had a very enjoyable walk around the old city on a lovely warm afternoon
Silvester offers lovely walks around the ancient city walls. The site itself covers over 100 acres. In the summer you may come across excavations by Reading University. This year there is a huge excavation of the Roman baths. We were given a guided tour by...More
This site is one of very few at which there was a Roman settlement which has not been built on. After the town was abandoned in the 5th century the site has been farmland so the archelology is very well preserved.
A walk around the...More
The Silchester Roman Walls are an absolute archaeological gem! You can walk for an age on the 4metre high remains of the original Roman fortifications that surrounded the ancient town. As a historical fiction writer (Sons of Iberia), places like this help me to gain...More